Processor_type – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Processor_type – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log “processor_type” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: .

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up which analyses ES to discover the cause of many errors and provides suitable actionable recommendations (free tool that requires no installation). 

Log Context

Log”processor_type”classname  is
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

  static IngestProcessorException newCompoundProcessorException(Exception e; Processor processor; IngestDocument document) {
  if (e instanceof IngestProcessorException && ((IngestProcessorException) e).getHeader("processor_type") != null) {
  return (IngestProcessorException) e;
  IngestProcessorException exception = new IngestProcessorException(e);

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 RequestError: TransportError(400, 'parse_exception', 'No processor type exists with name[attachment]') -views 1,081 ,score 1

I get the error “No processor type exists with name [attachment …  

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